Premier League and Championship clubs will be able to offer licensed standing areas from January 1 as part of a pilot programme, it was announced on Wednesday.
Anthony Joshua could face his "toughest-ever fight" when he defends the WBA, IBF and WBO heavyweight titles against Oleksandr Usyk in London on Saturday, the British boxer's promoter Eddie Hearn has said.
Marylebone Cricket Club on Wednesday announced an amendment to the laws of the game meaning the gender-neutral term "batter" will be used from now on instead of "batsman".
UK gambling giant Entain on Wednesday said it had received a takeover bid from US rival DraftKings worth $22.5 billion as online sports betting surges on both sides of the Atlantic.
(Reuters) -Entain's shares jumped to a record high on Wednesday after the gambling group received a $22.4 billion takeover proposal from U.S. rival DraftKings, double a bid it rejected from joint venture partner MGM in January. Dealmaking is picking up in the online gaming industry as the United States opens up to sports betting and players look to build scale and tap the expertise of foreign companies in more developed markets. Shares in Britain's Entain, which owns traditional Ladbrokes and Coral betting shops as well as newer online brands such as bwin and partypoker, rose as much as 11% to hit 25 pounds and top Britain's benchmark FTSE-100 index.
Ian Ang, the co-founder and CEO of Secretlab, a Singaporean gaming chair company, shows no sign of abating in the quest for the perfect chair.
Forward Kirill Kaprizov, who was the near unanimous winner of the league's Rookie of the Year Award last season, has re-signed with the Minnesota Wild, the club announced on Tuesday.
Forward Zac Rinaldo has been barred from attending the Columbus Blue Jackets training camp because of the NHL journeyman's refusal to get the Covid-19 vaccine.
England's Lee Westwood and Spain's Sergio Garcia, part of Europe's largest 40-something Ryder Cup contingent in 60 years, could be danger men, three-time major winner Jordan Spieth warned Tuesday.
A small Covid-19 eruption at the Ryder Cup would be handled by a special clause in the captains' agreement but organizers said Tuesday that a major outbreak's impact would be decided by the PGA of America and the European Tour.
Ryder Cup newcomer Viktor Hovland waxed enthusiastic Tuesday on the possibility of partnering with Rory McIlroy, but European captain Padraig Harrington -- like US counterpart Steve Stricker -- remained cagey on his precise pairing plans.
The League of Legends: Wild Rift Horizon Cup will feature 10 of the best Wild Rift teams from all across the world and will serve as the game's international esports debut.
Saul "Canelo" Alvarez and rival Caleb Plant came to blows on Tuesday as a press conference to hype their November showdown for the undisputed world super middleweight crown erupted into violence.
While we get our first look at how NIL deals will impact the college sports landscape, one thing is clear: It's not the doomsday the NCAA and college administrators warned for years. It appears to be the exact opposite.
Green Bay running back Aaron Jones said Tuesday a pendant containing his father's ashes which was feared lost during the Packers' victory over the Detroit Lions has been found.
A key fantasy basketball draft strategy is to pounce on players coming off a down year. Here are the top candidates to turn things around and get back on track this season.
There was a play early last season that generated much attention around the NBA. Atlanta's Trae Young used his speed to dribble past Brooklyn's Timothe Luwawu-Cabarrot. Foul on Luwawu-Cabarrot, who shrugged in disbelief.
Luis Suarez scored twice, including an injury-time winner, as Atletico Madrid came from behind to beat 10-man Getafe 2-1 and move top of La Liga on Tuesday.
The Brooklyn Nets have had "positive" contract extension talks with James Harden and Kyrie Irving as the team aims to build a championship-winning roster, general manager Sean Marks said Tuesday.
Yahoo Fantasy's new Draft Together feature is now available for basketball leagues and on the mobile app!
Inter Milan moved top of Serie A on Tuesday after coming back from a goal down to win 3-1 at Fiorentina and underline their desire to keep hold of the league title.
ATLANTA (AP) The NCAA placed Georgia Tech's women's basketball program on probation for three years Tuesday, citing violations committed under former coach MaChelle Joseph that included players being forced to practice longer than the rules allow and on scheduled off days. The NCAA finding means both the men's and women's programs at Georgia Tech have landed on probation for rules violations, a situation that prompted the governing body to also order a comprehensive compliance review of Georgia Tech's athletics department by an outside agency. The probationary period for the women's team does not include a ban on participating in the NCAA Tournament, but an infractions committee headed by former Minnesota athletic director Joel Maturi did impose a $5,000 fine plus 1% of the program's annual budget.
The 2021 WNBA playoffs begin Thursday. As eight teams enter their second seasons, here's how each team performed next to expectations, their best scenario in the coming weeks and what could trip them up chasing a title.
AC Milan goalkeeper Mike Maignan on Tuesday blasted those who racially abused him before his team's 1-1 draw at Juventus at the weekend and the football authorities' attempts at tackling the problem, saying that he was "black and proud".
Nothing brings out excitement and passion for Rory McIlroy and Sergio Garcia like the Ryder Cup, but the European stars will channel the energy quite differently this week at Whistling Straits.